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presidential primary came to new york, new york state, critical moment and jackson scored upset wins over dukakis and al gore sort of around the edges. koch linked up with gore because he did not like jesse jackson. he called new york city hymie town in 1984 and saying any jewish person is crazy to vote for jackson. jesse jackson won new york city. and it was indication of the problem that sort of the racial problem that sort of really flourished in the democratic party while koch was mayor and then a year and a half ago, david dinkens challenges ed koch and beats him in the primary and now the end of the political career. >> hawkins killed before the primary and put a spotlight on the racial insensitivity and the challenges of the city under koch. earlier -- last year, talked about the central park five movie and infamous moment saying obviously they're guilty and obviously they weren't. moving along from that. he was the embodiment of the city. brash, combative. so colorful and charismatic. won 21 races and lost 3. a congressman and then mayor for three terms. niktd has a great quote. a
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